For acutely ill babies and children, John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Pediatric ICU (PICU) provides expert pediatric care in the Tampa Bay, Florida, region.
Pediatric Critical Care Just for Children
When your child is in critical condition, you want them to have the best care available from doctors who specialize in the care of children. The pediatric specialists in our three intensive care units are specially trained in caring for children and attending to the special needs of parents and families of children in critical condition. Our intensive care facilities include:
- Pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) with 28 beds
- Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with 97 beds and private rooms
- Cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) with 22 beds
A Team Approach to Critical Care
Whether your child is recovering from surgery, being treated for an illness or healing from a traumatic injury, our critical care specialists work closely with specialists throughout Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, bringing a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, and ensuring that doctors and nurses with expertise related to your child’s condition are consulted and involved in their care.
Meet Our Team
Your multidisciplinary team will include highly trained physicians, advanced practice providers, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, social workers, child life specialists, dietitians, and rehabilitation therapists — all experienced in helping children heal.
Critical Care Medical and Surgical Services
As the largest and most comprehensive PICU on the west coast of Florida, we offer critical care for a broad range of specialties, including cardiac, orthopedic, neurology, ENT, endocrinology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, hematology and oncology, craniofacial plastic surgery, infectious disease and more.
Patient and Family Support
Our critical care team understands that when your child is in need of intensive care your family may need additional support requiring assistance from our supportive services. From comfortable accommodations for our out of town guests to emotional and spiritual support — we’re here to help your family.
For Health Professionals
We provide continuing medical education and training opportunities for noncritical care providers, including a groundbreaking course on the stabilization and transfer of children into critical care.
As an academic hospital, research is in our DNA. Our commitment to furthering the advancement of medicine is ongoing at a national and international level.
Volume and Outcomes Data
Being a high-volume critical care unit means our team has more experience with more diverse cases – but we’re always focused on one outcome at a time. We maintain the highest quality standards to provide the best possible outcomes because we treat every child individually.